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Total parathyroidectomy with autotransplantation in patients with renal hyperparathyroidism: indications and surgical approach.

Authors
  • Gourgiotis, Stavros1
  • Moustafellos, Panagiotis
  • Stratopoulos, Charalabos
  • Vougas, Vasilis
  • Drakopoulos, Spiros
  • Hadjiyannakis, Evangelos
  • 1 First Surgical Department Organ Transplant Unit, Evangelismos General Hospital, Athens, Greece. [email protected] , (Greece)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Hormones (Athens, Greece)
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2006
Volume
5
Issue
4
Pages
270–275
Identifiers
PMID: 17178702
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Ptx+At is a safe option for the treatment of rH that is accompanied by low morbidity, mortality, and recurrence rate. It is important to identify all parathyroid glands at surgery and to choose adequate parathyroid tissue for autograft.

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